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New Imports Guidance






New EU to GB Import Guidance


Published on 10/12/2020

Defra have recently published new guidance for importing plant and plant products from EU – GB after the end of the Transition Period. This has been updated based upon valuable feedback provided by stakeholders in feasibility sessions and bi-lateral engagement. Please view the documents below for the most recent import policy guidance, including multi-drop policy, Place of Destination Service Level Agreements, and frequency of checks.

  • GB Reduced Check Regime and Frequency of Physical Checks for Regulated Imports:

-        Risk Hierarchy for EU import- Plants

-        Reduced physical check regime

-        Imports prioritisation

-        Xylella host risk levels

-        Risk Categorisation